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Thanksgiving meals

Postby Beaver » Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:19 pm

If you don't want to cook here are some options.

https://union.wisc.edu/dine/catering-pi ... ing-to-go/
Wisconsin Union Catering takes the work out of your holiday dinner with Thanksgiving-To-Go. Pre-cooked dinners with all of the trimmings are available to order in early November and are ready for pick-up.

Bourbon Roast Turkey
Gingersnap Mustard Glazed Ham
Sage Stuffing
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows
Homemade Cranberry-Orange Relish
Pumpkin, Pecan and our famous Fudge Bottom Pies!
All orders must be placed by Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by 5:00pm.

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https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/shop/MAD/2734

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby Ducatista » Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:51 pm

You can get a heat-&-serve dinner from Metcalfe's:

Butterball Turkey
Hot Hungarian Sausage & Cornbread Stuffing*
Aged Cheddar Mashed Potatoes*
Green Beans w/Walnuts & Dried Cherry Vinaigrette*
Homemade Black Pepper & Sage Biscuits*
Cranberry Relish*
Sage & Marsala Gravy*
Elegant Farmer Apple Pie*
*made with local ingredients

They offer a bunch of sides, too.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby msnflyer » Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:02 am

I did the Union take away last year. Perfectly servicable meal but bland bland bland.
Hy Vee the previous year, salt salt salt.
Was going to go to Samba the year before that but got the flu.
Think I'm over T'giving, maybe it would be a good day for a steak and baked tater.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby jman111 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:36 am

msnflyer wrote:Think I'm over T'giving, maybe it would be a good day for a steak and baked tater.

Because, really, what day isn't?

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby Ducatista » Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:03 am

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and the food is a big part of that. Love steak, but I could never do it.

I stayed in Madison for Thanksgiving my first year here, and all my roommates headed home. It was my first Thanksgiving alone. My sister lived in town then, but she was headed elsewhere, too. I insisted I'd be fine... but she wisely ignored me, and on the way out of town she dropped off ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner for one: one Cornish hen with instructions for cooking, one potato, green beans, frozen squash, a candle and matches, a placemat, a cloth napkin, a bottle of wine, and a slice of her homemade apple pie (the best in the world, and that's an objective fact). Next time I find myself alone on T-giving I think I'll do something like that.

Side note: her frozen squash was homemade, but Cascadian Farm frozen winter squash is really good. Highly recommended.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby Bwis53 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:12 am

Since I endured 30 years of turkey hubbub, I'm cooking breakfast.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby fennel » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:02 am

Thinking about octopus braised with fennel, rosemary, and tomatoes — as a side dish.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby O.J. » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:55 am

fennel wrote:Thinking about octopus braised with fennel, rosemary, and tomatoes — as a side dish.


You're tentacley planning on serving octopus?

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby fennel » Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:11 pm

O.J. wrote:You're tentacley planning on serving octopus?
Sticks to the ribs, don't you know.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby Beaver » Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:18 am

2016 edition. Looks similar to 2015.

https://union.wisc.edu/dine/catering-pi ... ing-to-go/
Bourbon Roast Turkey
Gingersnap Mustard Glazed Ham
Sage Stuffing
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows
Homemade Cranberry-Orange Relish
Pumpkin, Pecan and our famous Fudge Bottom Pies!

https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/shop/MAD

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby fennel » Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:26 am

We'll do our traditional huge lasagna — meat-free, with layers of spinach, arugula, fresh goat cheese, and ricotta.

Maybe lemon-almond cake for desert. (Very dense, not too sweet.)

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby Madsci » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:02 pm

We have lasagna for xmas eve. For thanksgiving it's a feast at house of Henry Vilas.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:14 pm

With turkey (and tofurky for the veggies).

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby Bwis53 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:37 pm

Probably bacon and eggs again. Left over bacon makes a nice hors d'oeuvres.

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Re: Thanksgiving meals

Postby gargantua » Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:22 pm

A ketchup and fried egg sandwich with white bread.


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